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Liver Diseases in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

A Clinical Guide

Editors: Jouvet, Philippe, Alvarez, Fernando (Eds.)

  • Describes the clinical presentation and management of liver diseases in the pediatric intensive care unit
  • Discusses the diagnosis and treatment of various forms of liver failure, hepatitis, and acute and chronic liver disease, as well as the prevention of common complications
  • A valuable resource for pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists, pediatricians and intensivists
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  • Due: September 25, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-79132-2
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About this book

In recent years, substantial progress has been made in the approaches to diagnosis and treatment of severe liver diseases in the pediatric ICU, from various forms of liver failure and hepatitis to acute and chronic liver disease. New techniques and tools are being utilized to prevent patients from experiencing complications and for patients in recovery from operations on the native or donor liver. This book describes the clinical presentation and management of liver diseases in the intensive care unit with the pediatric patient in mind. In addition, advances in bone marrow transplantation, cardiac-generated liver disorders and new therapeutic approaches, such as artificial liver support, are discussed in detail. 
Presenting the current available knowledge in a compelling form, Liver Diseases in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is a valuable resource for pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists, pediatricians and intensivists.

About the authors

Philippe Jouvet, MD, PhD, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Ste. Justine Hospital, Université de Montréal, QC, Canada
Fernando Alvarez, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Ste. Justine Hospital, Université de Montréal, QC, Canada

Buy this book

eBook 117,69 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: September 25, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-79132-2
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  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 145,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: September 25, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-79131-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Liver Diseases in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Book Subtitle
A Clinical Guide
Editors
  • Philippe Jouvet
  • Fernando Alvarez
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-79132-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-79132-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-79131-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 161
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour
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